Monday, June 8, 2015

Lemon and Passion fruit Mousse with Chocolate and a Peanut Butter Base // Mousse de Maracujá e Limão com Chocolate e uma Base de Manteiga de Amendoim

Something sweet for my sweet readers.


4 tablespoons flour
3 tablespoons peanut butter
half a teaspoon baking powder
4 tablespoons milk

200g chocolate
200ml cream

1 can condensed milk
400ml cream
4 gelatin leaves
1 can passion fruit pulp
4 tablespoons milk
2 tablespoons lemon juice

First, prepare the base. In a mug mix all the ingredients - flour, peanut butter, baking powder and milk. Heat in the microwave for about a minute. Spread the mixture in the bottom of a serving dish. Reserve in the refrigerator.

Then, prepare the chocolate layer. Simply heat the cream and then add the chopped chocolate, stirring until it melts completely. Cover the peanut butter base with the chocolate layer and reserve in the refrigerator again.

Finally, prepare the lemon and passion fruit mousse. Pour the condensed milk into a bowl, and mix. Add the cream and mix until it's combined. Soak the gelatin leaves in water for five minutes, add them to the warm milk (about 40 seconds in the microwave) and stir until they are dissolved. Add the mixture to the cream and condensed milk one. Mix. Finally, add the passion fruit pulp and the lemon juice. Pour over the chocolate layer and refrigerate again.

It's ready to serve in about 3 hours.

Algo doce para os meus doces leitores.


4 colheres de sopa de farinha
3 colheres de sopa de manteiga de amendoim
meia colher de chá de fermento
4 colheres de sopa de leite

200g de chocolate
200ml de natas

1 lata de leite condensado
400ml de natas
4 folhas de gelatina
1 lata de polpa de maracujá
4 colheres de sopa de leite
2 colheres de sopa de sumo de limão

Primeiro, preparem a base. Numca caneca misturem todos os ingredientes - farinha, manteiga de amendoim, fermento e leite. Aqueçam no microondas durante um minuto. Espalhem a mistura no fundo de um prato para servir. Reservem no frigorífico.

Seguidamente, preparem a camada de chocolate. Basta aquecerem as natas e adicionarem o chocolate, mexendo até derreter completamente. Cubram a base de manteiga de amendoim com a camada de chocolate e voltem a guardar no frigorífico.

Finalmente, preparem a mousse de maracujá e limão. Deitem o leite condensado numa taça e mexam. Juntem as natas e mexam até a mistura ficar homogénea. Demolhem as folhas de gelatina durante 5 minutos, juntem-nas ao leite aquecido (cerca de 40 segundos no microondas) e mexam até estarem dissolvidas. Juntem a mistura à das natas e leite condensado. Misturem. Por fim, adicionem a polpa de maracujá e o sumo de limão. Vertam por cima da camada de chocolate e tornem a refrigerar.

Está pronta a servir em cerca de 3 horas.

Bom apetite!


  1. Que sobremesa deliciosa! Está mesmo um apetite!

    1. Obrigada! Desaparece num instante. Boa semana!

  2. Doesn't passion fruit have the most wonderful flavor? Love the stuff! And I'd love this, too -- very clever recipe. Thanks!

    1. It's funny how I used to frown whenever my parents ate passion fruit when I was a kid - "ewwww that looks ewwwwww" I'd say. How I've changed... Personal secret: love to bite the tiny passion fruit seeds. Have a great week!

  3. Ai que boa!!! Até suspiro!
    Beijinhos, boa semana :)

  4. I love anything with lemon and this mousse sounds absolutely delicious! Thanks for the recipe!

    1. Thank you for your words! It's getting really warm in Portugal now, so I love having anything sweet AND fresh. Have a great week!

  5. Replies
    1. Muito obrigada. Beijinhos e bom fim de semana!

  6. Hi Alex, wow... this is awesome. I don't mind to have a huge slice. :))

    Best regards

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